"Sirolimus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A macrolide compound obtained from Streptomyces hygroscopicus that acts by selectively blocking the transcriptional activation of cytokines thereby inhibiting cytokine production. It is bioactive only when bound to IMMUNOPHILINS. Sirolimus is a potent immunosuppressant and possesses both antifungal and antineoplastic properties.
- Wyeth Brand of Sirolimus
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